Historical Notices of the Office of Choristers

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Joseph Masters, 1848 - Choirboys - 76 pages
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Page 71 - I may be numbered among thofe blefled children, who having warned their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb, ftand before Thy throne, and ferve Thee day and night in Thy Temple.
Page 71 - Thy praise, and purify my heart, that I may worthily magnify Thy glorious Name ; through JESUS CHRIST our LORD.
Page 75 - With Redford || there, the like no where For cunning fuch and vertue much, By whom fome part of muficke art So did I gaine.
Page 69 - Who from Thine infancy didst make it Thy whole employment, to do Thy Father's will, kindle in me a forward zeal for Thy glory, that I may consecrate my youth to Thy service, and make it the great business of my life, to know and fear, to love and obey my heavenly Father. Glory be to Thee, O Lord Jesus, glory be to Thee, Who didst at last return home with Thy parents, and were subject to them.
Page 74 - What bobbed lips, what yerlces, what nips, What hellifh toies! What robes! how bare ! what colledge fare! What bread how ftale ! What penny ale ! Then Wallingford how wert thou abhor'd Of filly boies ! VI.
Page 70 - ... with wisdom from above, and give him Thy HOLY SPIRIT to assist and enlighten him : that as he grows in age he may daily grow in grace, and in the knowledge of Thee, and in favour with GOD and man, and every day become more and more conformable to Thy unsinning and divine example, Who livest and reignest with the FATHER and the HOLY GHOST, one GOD, world without end.
Page 69 - And he faid unto them, How is it that ye fought me ? wift ye not that I muft be about my Father's bufinefs f And they underftood not the faying which he (pake unto them.
Page 71 - CHORISTER'S PRAYER BEFORE DIVINE SERVICE. O LORD, open Thou my lips, that my mouth may shew forth Thy praise, and purify my heart, that I may worthily magnify Thy glorious Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 65 - Vide, ut, quod ore cantas, corde credas, et quod corde credis, operibus comprobes.

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